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closed doors at the united nations. cnn's anna koren is in seoul, south korea. this test comes hours ahead of president obama's state of the union. >> reporter: it's very interesting indeed, carol, some would say kim jong-un, north korea's leader timed it to coincide with president barack obama's state of the union address. he wanted to get america's attention and he has done that. at the end of the day, north korea is trying to develop a nuclear arsenal to become a nuclear state. so that it can have a nuclear deterrent, if you like to what it considers its sworn enemy, the united states. now it claims that it tested an atomic bomb that was more powerful, smaller and lighter than anything they have tested before and this indicates that perhaps they're on their way to developing a miniaturized nuclear warhead on a missile that, is concerning particularly to the united states because they tested that rocket back in december, the rocket that can travel 10,000 kilometers, that is north korea to mainland usa, so we know for a fact that kim jong-un wants a deterrent against the usa and wan
:43 this afternoon when cnn quoted the l.a. times as reporting that dorner has hostages with him in that cabin, a couple, but that reporting has not been confirmed by authorities. police have been combing big bear lake since dorner's pickup was found there after he shot the daughter of a former l.a. police captain and her fiance and shot officers in the l.a. area last week. police have been looking for the dorner since wednesday. the shootout began after dorner staged a home invasion, stealing the vehicle of the occupant who gave police a description. two fish and game officers saw the car 27 miles away, tried to pull it over and were shot by dorner who ran into the woods. cbs affiliate reporter, carter evans was there less than an hour ago and heard gun shots and saw officers racing to surround that cabin where dorner is believed to be pinned down. listen to his phone reports and hear the gunfire and the chaos. >> i hear gunfire from several directions. the phone reports of carter evans less than an hour ago. the latest information is that that dorner is pinned down in the cabin. the locatio
tonight. we know what one of his bombshells will be. cnn's jake tapper breaking the news. the president will announce by this time next year 34,000 american troops will be home from afghanistan. that's about half of all of the u.s. troops, who are currently in afghanistan right now. >>> the senate armed services committee will vote today on the nomination of chuck hagel for defense secretary. mr. hagel has encountered strong opposition from some members. but his nomination is expected to be approved and sent to the full senate for a vote. he's expected to be confirmed in just the coming days. >>> we only knew his first name, ethan, we knew little about his ordeal, just that it was an ordeal. he was held hostage for six days inside of this bunker in alabama. ethan and his mom are speaking out for the first time to dr. phil. >> how did you feel, when you heard that he might be crying for his mom? >> i wanted to be there. i wanted to take his place. >> did he see mr. dykes shot ask killed? >> he absolutely did. he said the army came in and shot the bad man. >> wow. the full interview will
union will always be strong. >> reporter: john berman, cnn, washington. >>> did you know that every member of congress can bring a guest to the state of the union? every single one can. ted nugent will be the guest tonight of republican congressman steve stockton, on outspoken proponent of gun rights and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, she will be in attendance, her husband mark kelly and as the with parents of hadiya pendleton. and tony bennett will be there at the invitation of nancy pelosi. bennett is an outspoken proponent of gun control. >>> i'm brook baldwin, thank you so much for being with me here, let's go to wolf blitzer in washington. hey, wolf. >> happening now, a stricken ship plagued by raw sewage, some 4,000 passengers and crew describe conditions on the carnival try turn to be disgusting. >>> and north korea's young leader defies the world with an underground nuclear test and now the world is responding. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." >>> a picture of nightmare at sea. these passengers on the carnival triumph aren't on deck to soak up the
's descriptions of these very unpleasant conditions on board. go to our website cnn.com for more on that. >>> other news we're following, cnn has learned president obama will talk about north korea's latest nuclear test in a state of the union test later tonight. the underground blast was so strong, it was actually registered as a magnitude 5.1 earthquake by seismologists. let's go to chris over at the pentagon. >> south korean officials estimate that this explosion could have been as high as 6 to 7 militons. the key thing is whether north korea managed to miniaturize the device, that is make it small enough that one day soon they would be able to marry a nuclear war head on top of a long range missile. >> reporter: on the eve of president obama's address to the american people, north korea sent a message of its own and mumsed its way into the state of union. >> they represent a serious threat to the united states of america. we have got to be prepared to deal with that. >> reporter: north korea detonated an explosion deep under ground. the u.s. military deployed a special plane to japan
. a council diplomat tells cnn that meeting will be held eight hours from now. we are covering this story extensively and getting reaction from around the region. in beijing, and in washington. let's go straight to our correspondent there, we want to start with matthew. the last time he spoke on cnn, there was no reaction from china to this third nuclear blast in north korea. any word now? >> reporter: still no official confirmation here in china that date knowledge this is a nuclear test. although we understand the north koreans say this indeed was a nuclear test, the kind of confirmation we were waiting for. as far as the chinese media are concerned, they have been treating it as an earthquake. the chinese geological survey, the earthquake network center confirmed a quake took place in that part of north korea where they are conducting nuclear tests in the past. also reports on the news agency, the official news agency as well as on chinese television reporting local residents saying they felt it earth tremors for something around a minute or so without any injuries or damage. they are
rome, john allen of cnn. he covers the vatican for the network and for the "national catholic reporter." we thank you all three for being with us. john allen, i'm going to stay with you. how much of a surprise was this? >> judy, i think this was a near total shock. just to tell you how crazy it was, i was actually scheduled to have lunch with a senior vatican official, a guy who works ju down the hall from the papal apartment. as of early this morning even he didn't know it was coming. as your set-up piece indicated the shock isn't the content of the decision -- benedict had hinted fairly openly that he was receptive to the idea of a pope resigning, that actually under some circumstances a pope would have an obligation to resign if he's not able to continue to perform his duties. but certainly the timing of it, i think, fell out of a clear blew sky just like the rain we're experiencing in rome here tonight. >>woodruff: monsignor hilgartner, what about the timing of this? what does it say that he made this decision especially in contrast to what his predecessor pope john paul had been t
them out for medical care. at 4:53, cnn reported that dorner was pinned down. at 4:53, they reported he is not yet in custody and we continued to hear gunfire as this battle apparently with dorner takes place. carter evans was reporting by phone. he was able to get a satellite truck into that remote area. we hope to have pictures for you as the newscast continues. we'll stay on top of it and let you know what developments there are, as this is taking place right now. >> we can only hope that there is a resolution and a resolution soon. >> now to our other big story, a university of maryland grad student goes on a shocking murder and suicide rampage, targeting his college roommate. >> we have breaking news on the background of this mentally ill shooter, including surprising ties to the space agency. the shooting broke out in the 8700 block of 36th street. two student, including the attacker, are dead. one is wounded. topper live at the crime scene with more on what was really a bizarre series of events. scott. >> shooter is identified as 23- year-old dayvon maurice green of rosedale,
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sent back that or one just like it. anderson cooper at cnn. in terms of the issues he raised and the manifesto and the way the department is responding to it, it's handled well and professionally. chief beck is a consummate professional and doing outstanding job in leadership of the department throughout this. >> while i've got you quickly, i want your opinion on this. we got breaking news. the helicopter pictures may go away shortly because now the sheriff department in san bernadino is asking the media and all helicopters to pull away from the scene. we saw a little bit of this last week in a hostage situation where the boy is held under ground. they don't want the tactical strategies given away. they will ask for the helicopter pictures to go away and deal with it on their own. they say gunfire is being exchanged between law enforcement and the suspect. they don't want to put anyone in dinger or put police officers in danger. is this standard operating procedure to get the helicopters and all eyes off of what the police are doing now? >> actually, i'm surprised it has take
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